Haw khao salak celebrates the deceased.   It takes place 15 days after haw khao padap din , on the full moon of the 10 th month of the Lao calendar.  


For this celebration, offerings to the dead are passed to monks during the morning ceremony at the temple, just after takbat .   A basket is filled with food and daily amenities such as soap, toothpaste, toothbrush, toilet paper, cigarettes, etc. along with the names of the dead persons the family wishes to honor.